Pineapple Sponge Cake


Hello there, long time no recipes but there is good cause, summer finnaly. Long time we dont have Irish summer like this today we got 29 C, very warm. So i decided to make this delicious soft cake, very fresh to celebrate this warm day we did BBQ of course too.I hope all readers of my blogs and page have wonderful summer and try to enjoy every bit cuz wont last long =)

Ingredients: serves 6-8 people

oil or melted butter, for greasing

150g plain flour
1 and 1/2 tsp baking powder
175g unsalted butter, softened
175g caster sugar
3 eggs, beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp milk
250g fresh pineapple ( i use full pineapple)


350 ml whipping cream
1 tbsp brandy
2 vanilla pod seeds

Preheat the oven 180C. Grease and line 3 tins 8 inch and use paper for each
one in bottom.
Sift the flour and baking powder into a large bowl and add the butter,sugar,eggs and 1 vanilla seeds.
Beat well until the mixtures is smooth,then beat in the milk.
Spoon the mixture into the prepare tins and smooth into the corners with a palette knife.
Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until, firm and golden brown.Leave to cool in the tin.
When the cake is cold, remove from tins.
Chop all pineapple ( leave 3 thins slices reserve for decoration).
For filling, whip the cream until soft peaks form, then stir well in the brandy and 1 vanilla pod seeds.
Use filling and cake to sandwich togethe the cakes.


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